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SHELDON (Soundex S435) — See also ASHELD, BELDON, ELDON, MELDON, NELDON, SELDON, SHEL, SHELDE, SHELDEN, SHELDON-TARZYNSKI, SHELDRAKE, SHELDRICK, SHELTON, SHONDEL, SKELDON, THELDON, WELDON, WHEELDON.

  SHELDON: See also Edward Lisle Allen — Edward Mott Angell — Prescott Sheldon Bush — George Henry Corliss — Frank L. Covert — George Mansel Nicholson — Benjamin Sheldon-Tarzynski — Arthur Outram Sherman — James Boyd Utt
  Sheldon, A. E. — of Paxton, Ford County, Ill. Postmaster at Paxton, Ill., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Alan — of Columbia County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Columbia County, 1812-13. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Albert B. — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 1st District, 1881-82. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Albert B. — of Michigan. Commonwealth candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Albert N. — of Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Madison County 1st District, 1877. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Albert P. (b. 1841) — of West Rupert, Rupert, Bennington County, Vt. Born in Rupert, Bennington County, Vt., December 24, 1841. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; farmer; merchant; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Rupert, 1888. Christian. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Alexander — of Montgomery County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1800-08, 1811-12, 1826 (Montgomery County 1800-08, 1811-12, Montgomery and Hamilton counties 1826). Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Alexander — of Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County 2nd District, 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Anson Hoisington (b. 1905) — also known as Anson H. Sheldon — of Hollandale, Washington County, Miss.; Avon, Washington County, Miss. Born in Nehawka, Cass County, Neb., June 5, 1905. Republican. Business executive; farmer; member of Mississippi Republican State Executive Committee, 1944-67; Mississippi Republican state chair, 1948-52; vice-chair of Mississippi Republican Party, 1952-67; delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1956, 1960. Episcopalian. Member, Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Lawson Sheldon (1870-1960) and Rose (Higgins) Sheldon; married, February 5, 1939, to Beatrice Everett; grandson of Lawson Sheldon.
  Political family: Sheldon family of Nehawka, Nebraska.
  Sheldon, Artemas — of Otsego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Otsego County, 1821-22. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Benjamin — of Suffield, Hartford County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Suffield, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Benjamin R. — of Illinois. Justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1870-88. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Byron W. — of Putnam, Windham County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Putnam, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, C. C. — of Athens, Athens County, Ohio. Postmaster at Athens, Ohio, 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Charles C. — of Suffield, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Suffield, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Charles E. — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Charles Henry (1840-1898) — also known as Charles H. Sheldon — of South Dakota. Born September 12, 1840. Republican. Member Dakota territorial council, 1887-88; Governor of South Dakota, 1893-97. Died October 20, 1898 (age 58 years, 38 days). Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Charles P. — of Van Buren County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Van Buren County, 1853-54. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Charles S. — of Woodstock, Windham County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Woodstock, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Charles W. — of Tioga, Tioga County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Charles W. — of Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyo. Mayor of Sheridan, Wyo., 1922-23. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Clarence See W. Clarence Sheldon
  Sheldon, Clarence L. (b. 1849) — of Bay County, Mich. Born in 1849. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Bay County 1st District, 1903-04; defeated, 1904; candidate for Michigan land commissioner, 1906; candidate for Michigan state senate 24th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Cyrus L. — of Lewis County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Lewis County, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, David — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Delevan C. — of Pine Island, Goodhue County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, E. T. — of St. Lawrence, Hand County, S.Dak. Member Dakota territorial council, 1887-88; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 25th District, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Edson See N. Edson Sheldon
  Sheldon, Edward A. — of Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 24th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Edward M. — of Lowville, Lewis County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Lewis County, 1930-35. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Elisha — Member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1776-78. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Elisha — of Vermont. Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1796. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Ezra, Jr. — of Mendon, Monroe County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1828, 1830, 1838, 1848 (Monroe County 1828, 1830, 1838, Monroe County 1st District 1848). Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Frank E. — of Mt. Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1924 (alternate), 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Frank L. — of Union County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1881-83. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Franklin B. — of Riverton, Fremont County, Wyo. Republican. Member of Wyoming state house of representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Fred C. — of Granville, Washington County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, George A. — of Suffield, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Suffield, 1906, 1916, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, George H. — of Florida. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Florida, 1996; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Sheldon, George Lawson (1870-1960) — also known as George L. Sheldon — of Nehawka, Cass County, Neb. Born in Nehawka, Cass County, Neb., May 31, 1870. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; farmer; Governor of Nebraska, 1907-09; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1908; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1908; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Mississippi, 1932; candidate for Presidential Elector for Mississippi, 1956. Member, Freemasons. First native of Nebraska to serve as Governor. Died in Mississippi, April 4, 1960 (age 89 years, 309 days). Interment at Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, Miss.
  Relatives: Son of Lawson Sheldon (1827-1905) and Julia A. (Pallord) Lawson; married 1895 to Rose Higgins; father of George Lawson Sheldon, Jr. (1897-1918; died in pneumonia epidemic) and Anson Hoisington Sheldon.
  Political family: Sheldon family of Nehawka, Nebraska.
  Sheldon, George R. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900, 1916. Member, Union League. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, H. T. — of Windham, Portage County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Harry E. — of Pennsylvania. Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Harvey L. — of Hecla, Brown County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 35th District, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Henry Newton (1843-1926) — also known as Henry N. Sheldon — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine, June 28, 1843. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1894-1905; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1905-15. Died January 14, 1926 (age 82 years, 200 days). Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Horace — of Suffield, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 2nd District, 1849. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Horace A. — of Port Jervis, Orange County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Port Jervis, N.Y., 1925-29. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Ingrid Blom (b. 1945) — also known as Ingrid B. Sheldon — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., January 30, 1945. Republican. Mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1993-2000. Female. Still living as of 2019.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Sheldon, Irene B. — of San Francisco, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Irving B. — of Gurnee, Lake County, Ill. Candidate for mayor of Gurnee, Ill., 2001. Still living as of 2001.
  Sheldon, J. A. — of Rutland, Rutland County, Vt. Postmaster at Rutland, Vt., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, James C. — of Randolph, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County 2nd District, 1903-05. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Joe S. — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1944, 1952, 1956 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1960 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); Presidential Elector for Texas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, John C. — of Carthage, Jasper County, Mo. Republican. Mayor of Carthage, Mo., 1970-73. Still living as of 1973.
  Sheldon, Joseph H. — of Haverhill, Essex County, Mass. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Haverhill, Mass., 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Judson F. — of Honeoye Falls, Monroe County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 1st District, 1882, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Kenneth S. — of Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Schenectady, N.Y., 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Sheldon, Lansing — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 3rd District, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Lawson (1827-1905) — of Cass County, Neb. Born in 1827. Delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1864. Died in 1905 (age about 78 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of George Lawson Sheldon (1870-1960); grandfather of Anson Hoisington Sheldon.
  Political family: Sheldon family of Nehawka, Nebraska.
  Sheldon, Lionel Allen (1828-1917) — of Lorain County, Ohio; New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Worcester, Otsego County, N.Y., August 30, 1828. Republican. Lawyer; probate judge in Ohio, 1856; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 1869-75; Presidential Elector for Louisiana, 1876; Governor of New Mexico Territory, 1881-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1896. Died in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 17, 1917 (age 88 years, 140 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Allen Sheldon and Anna Maria (de les Dernier) Sheldon; married, December 29, 1868, to Mary Greene Miles.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sheldon, M. S. — of Artesian, Sanborn County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 14th District, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Margaret Thompson — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Mark S. — of California. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Sheldon, Marti R. — of California. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Sheldon, Martin — of Suffield, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Suffield, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Martin J. — of Suffield, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Milton — of Monroe County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County, 1833. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Milton — of Ulster County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ulster County 1st District, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Min — of Belle Harbor, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Sheldon, N. Edson — of Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Odiah L. — of Suffield, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Suffield, 1836-37; member of Connecticut state senate 2nd District, 1842. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Orson W. — of Washington County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888; member of New York state assembly from Washington County 2nd District, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Parker — of Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine. Whig. Mayor of Gardiner, Maine, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Parley — of Ames, Story County, Iowa. Democrat. Mayor of Ames, Iowa, 1884-86, 1890-94, 1902-08, 1910-16; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1912 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1916 (alternate), 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Philo A. — of Hastings, Barry County, Mich. Postmaster at Hastings, Mich., 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Porter — of Winnebago County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Winnebago County, 1862. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Porter (1831-1908) — of New York. Born in New York, 1831. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1869-71. Died in 1908 (age about 77 years). Entombed at Lake View Cemetery, Jamestown, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sheldon, Raymond — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Member of Florida state senate 34th District, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Robert E. — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Democrat. Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 4th District, 1925-28; postmaster at Fairbanks, Alaska, 1933-40 (acting, 1933-35). Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Robert L. — of Roselle Park, Union County, N.J. Democrat. Mayor of Roselle Park, N.J., 1953-54; candidate for New Jersey state senate from Union County, 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Sam — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 18th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Sheldon, Seth — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Democrat. Postmaster at Shreveport, La., 1840-42. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Suel Andrews (b. 1850) — also known as Suel A. Sheldon — of Berlin (now Marne), Ottawa County, Mich. Born in Dodge County, Wis., December 6, 1850. Farmer; member of Michigan state senate 23rd District, 1899-1900, 1905-06; Progressive candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Mrs. V. G. — of Artesia, Eddy County, N.M. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Sheldon, W. Clarence — of Sennett, Cayuga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cayuga County 1st District, 1896-97. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, Welcome E. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, William — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, William A. — of Elkhorn, Walworth County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, William H. — Dry candidate for delegate to Ohio convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, William P. — Member of Missouri state senate 20th District, 1887-90. Burial location unknown.
  Sheldon, William W. — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Candidate for Maryland state house of delegates District 47-A, 1998. Still living as of 1998.


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